BC Northern's Charitable Giving
- Canadian Red Cross:
BC Northern donated $10,000.00 to the Canadian Red Cross for the 2017 BC Fire Relief Fund.
- Post-Secondary Scholarships:
BC Northern has annually donated $4000.00 to the University of Northern British Columbia for 4- $1000.00 awards since 1995.
BC Northern has annually donated $1000.00 to the Thompson Rivers University for 1- $1000.00 award since 2005.
2016 -50th Anniversary Donations:
Quesnel members donated a framed picture to the City of Quesnel at the AGM on March 11, 2016. Below are two pictures of that donation:
Quesnel members also bought 4 seats at the new arena. The arena is not built yet, here is a picture of the arena's design:
Terrace/Kitimat members bought a park bench which has a plaque acknowledging BC Northern's 50th Anniversary. Here are two pictures of the park bench:
- Prince Rupert:
Prince Rupert members purchased a memorial bench which has a plaque that acknowledges BC Northern's 50th Anniversary. Here is a picture of the bench:
Smithers members donated $1500.00 to Access Smithers. BC Northern will be acknowledged for the donation by having plaque installed on a bench in Smithers, which shows BC Northern is celebrating the 50th Anniversary. The plaque has not been installed yet.
- Fort St. John:
Fort St. John members donated $4530.00 to the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation. The donation will help towards the purchase of a vein viewer for the Fort St. John Hospital. To learn more about the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation, click HERE. A picture of the Fort St. John 50th Anniversary Legacy Project Committee and their donation cheque is below:
Click HERE to view the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation newsletter article about the donation.
Vanderhoof members donated $765.00 to the Nechako View Senior Citizens Home.
BC Northern's Regional District's Donations:
Fraser Fort George Region (Prince George, McBride, MacKenzie,Valemount) Donations:
- Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation:
Fraser Fort George members donated $250.00 in 2006 and $100.00 in 2013 to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation's Festival of Trees.
- Hart Winter Club:
In 2015, Fraser Fort George members donated $1700.00 to the Hart Winter Club.
- Prince George Search and Rescue:
In 2015, Fraser Fort George members donated $1700.00 to the Prince George Search and Rescue.
- Salvation Army:
In 2012 and 2013, Fraser Fort George members donated $500.00 to the Salvation Army.
- Prince George Hospice Society:
In 2013, Fraser Fort George members donated $500.00 to the Prince George Hospice Society.
- Friends of Children
In 2009,Fraser Fort George members donated $5,225.00 to the Friends of Children charity.
Skeena, Queen Charlotte, and Kitimat Stikine Region (Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat) Donations:
- Salvation Army:
In 2016, Terrace members donated $300.00 to the Salvation Army.
- Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter:
In 2016, the Prince Rupert members presented a $1,028.00 cheque to the Prince Rupert's Wildlife Rehab Shelter. For more information on this facility, click HERE.
- Field of Faith Foundation:
Terrace and Kitimat members donated $1000.00 in 2016 and $134.00 in 2014 to the Field of Faith Foundation. To see the good that this foundation has brought to the community, click HERE.
- Kitimat Community Foundation:
In 2014, Kitimat members donated $134 to the Kitimat Community Foundation.
Cariboo Region (Quesnel, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake) Donations:
- Women's Contact Society:
In 2016, Williams Lake members donated $540.00 to the Women's Contact Society.
- Salvation Army:
In 2008, Williams Lake members donated $181.50 to the Salvation Army for the Christmas Cheer Fund.
- Quesnel Child Development Centre:
In 2013, Quesnel members donated $491.73 to the Quesnel Child Development Centre.
- Quesnel Good Cheer:
In 2007, Quesnel members donated $230.00 to the Quesnel Good Cheer.
- Prince George Ringette Association:
Each year from 2010-2016, BC Northern donated $550.00 to the Prince George Ringette Association.
- Northern BC Housing Conference:
In 2016, BC Northern sponsored a Coffee Break at the Northern BC Housing Conference for $1000.00.
- Wellness in Northern BC (WINBC):
In 2016, BC Northern made a $10,000.00 contribution to assist with capacity building and sustainable approaches to the development of Healthy communities in northern BC.
- Donation for Fort McMurray:
In 2016, BC Northern donated $1000.00 to the Canadian REALTORS® Care Foundation for relief efforts in Fort McMuray.
- UNBC Athletics Adopt-A-Timberwolf Program:
In 2016, BC Northern contributed to the Adopt-A-Timberwolf Program with a donation of $300.00.
- North Central Local Government Association:
From 2007-2013, BC Northern donated a total of $13,000.00 to the North Central Local Government Association.
- Kordyban Lodge:
From 2010-2014, BC Northern made a $50,000.00 donation to help fight cancer in our region by sponsoring one of the Kordyban Lodge guest rooms in Prince George.
Click HERE for more information.